Movie Review Of ' Mulan '

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Tyra Banks Mrs. Shields ENGL 101-38 17 September 2017 Film Review: Mulan An animated Disney movie called "Mulan," was directed by Tony Bancroft and Barry Cook in 1998. The moral of the story is that women can be just the same as men can. I support the general meaning of the movie. I believe men that and women should be treated equally and that women should not be seen as weak or frail. Women are more than just wives or slaves and can-do jobs that have traditionally been set-aside for men. They can be successful and bring honor to their families in other ways. When Disney Studios created Mulan, the original was changed to make it more exciting for movie audiences. Disney begins by showing that there is only one way a woman can…show more content…
She might not be the most feminine, she doesn 't wear a big poofy dress. No corset or high heels, but her natural beauty is what separates her from the rest. Mulan doesn 't need a man to stop her from pursuing her goals and accomplishments. She knows how to fight, be strong, and push through tragic times in her life. Her mind set shows that you don 't need to worry about being perfect and that you should just be yourself. Throughout the movie her main goal isn 't to fall in love which is one my most favorite points in the story that you do not need a prince to make you happy. And she also demonstrated that women can be strong and fight even though people expect them to be damsels. I also love how she carries herself with confidence, beauty, and modesty. Mulan is a strong, intelligent, independent woman. She aims to bring honor to her family and, more importantly, to find out who she truly is. She uses intelligence and persistence to succeed in the army and save her country. She does not rely on beauty or status to get her places. Mulan, in fact, has more in common with male Disney leads than the female Disney leads. Mulan is a thinker. She 's resourceful, like Aladdin. She is quick to act, like Eric (from The little Mermaid.) And she sacrifices herself for the sake of others, like Hercules. She also speaks her mind, even in a culture that does not allow such a thing. She doesn 't waste time pining about "will I ever
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